Nouns represent people or things. You’ll need them whenever you want to refer to somebody or something. Memorize the Estonian nouns below and you’ll be well equipped for almost every basic conversation.

This lesson is part of the chapter “Learning Estonian“.

Basic Words & Phrases: Nouns

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Important nouns

EnglishEstonian
child laps
man mees
woman naine
family pere
town / city linn
country maa
world maailm
house maja
car auto
street / road tee
shop pood
door uks
table laud
chair tool
window aken
newspaper ajaleht
book raamat
penpastakas
bag kott
rucksack seljakott
happiness rõõm
love armastus
flower lill
ball pall
work töö
vacation puhkus
passport pass
language keel
question küsimus
answer vastus
beginning / start algus
end lõpp
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